Speech and language in psychoanalysis
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Speech and language in psychoanalysis by Jacques Lacan

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Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore, London .
Written in English


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Original English transln. entitled The language of the self: the function of language in psychoanalysis. First published in French as Fonction et champ de la paroleet du langage en psychoanalyse in La Psychoanalyse, vol.1, Paris, 1956.

Statementtransl. with notes and commentary by Anthony Wilden.
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Open LibraryOL13956803M

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Originally published in English as The language of the self; the function of language in psychoanalysis, in "Lacan and the discourse of the . In his famous "Rome Discourse," Lacan denounces the way that the role of speech in psychoanalysis had come to be neglected by contemporary psychoanalytic theory, and argues for a renewed focus on speech and language. This book was very useful in its time but is now quite out of date. The translation included in it is that of "The Function and Field of Speech and Language in Psychoanalysis," which is now more profitably read in the new translation of Ecrits: A Selection (New York: W.W. Norton & Co., ).Cited by: Language and Psychoanalysis is an Open Access journal. All material is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution International (CC BY ) licence, unless otherwise stated. School of Health in Social Science.

PAUL VERHAEGHE. When I was asked to present a commentary on Lacan’s “The function and field of speech and language in psychoanalysis,” I was not only honored, but also quite happy, because this is one of the most beautifully written of Lacan’s texts. In The Language of the Self Lacan offers a significant and fertile return to the heart of the Freudian texts. Originally published in paperback under the title Speech and Language in Psychoanalysis, this book is based on Anthony Wilden's translation of "Fonction et champ de la parole et du langage en psychanalyse," a article that became a 5/5(1). psychoanalysis. Freud’s truly Promethean discovery was such an act, as his works bear witness; but that discovery is no less present in each humble psychoanalytic experience conducted by any one of the labourers formed in his school. One can trace over the years this decline of interest in the functions of speech and in the field of language. The Language of the Self book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Jacques Lacan's commentaries on Freud had revolutionary implicati /5(57).

Using questions of ambiguity in language and of interpretation in psychoanalysis, this book explores the alliance of religion and the social as they support the sacred. It links language, the law of the name, with the gift as : Palgrave Macmillan UK. Lacan criticizes the way that other forms of psychoanalysis, such as Kleinian psychoanalysis and object-relations theory, tend to play down the importance of language and emphasize the "non-verbal communication" of the analysand (his "body language," etc.) at the expense of the analysand's speech). The Function and Field of Speech and Language in Psychoanalysis (Rome): 26th September Jacques Lacan by Julia Evans on Septem There are two published items from the Rome Congress held at the Istituto di Psicologia della Università di Roma. In The Language of the Self Lacan offers a significant and fertile return to the heart of the Freudian texts. Originally published in paperback under the title Speech and Language in Psychoanalysis, this book is based on Anthony Wilden's translation of "Fonction et champ de la parole et du langage en psychanalyse," a article that became a.